Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1911
Number:21 - 6
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Adolf Richter
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1839
Year, Death:1914
Profession:Professor. Member of the Commision of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Pforzheim
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Henri Marie La Fontaine
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1854
Year, Death:1943
Profession:Professor of International Law . Member of parliament (Senate). Member of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
University:Free University of Brussels
City:Brussels
Country:BELGIUM (BE)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1913
 
Motivation:La Fontaine was considered a true internationalist. He was president of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau and Secretary General for the Belgian Peace and Arbitration League. He also participated in the activities of the Inter-Parlimentary Union. Together with Paul Otlet he founded in 1907 the Union of International Associations. La Fontaine was President of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau and Secretary General of the Belgian Peace and Arbitration League. Promoted a World Parliament based on international law.
 
Nominator:
Name:Émile Arnaud
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1864
Year, Death:1921
Profession:Lawyer. Member of the Commission of the Permanent International Peace Bureau.
City:Luzarches
Country:FRANCE (FR)